App Saves Kayakers Who Lost Their Boats on the Tennessee River


An app was partly responsible for the rescue of kayakers who got lost in a Tennessee river on Independence Day. Clarksville Now.

Clarksville Now reports that an 80-year-old woman went kayaking with her companion Monday evening, around 5 or 6.

Hours later, as many in the area were enjoying fireworks, the woman’s daughter became nervous as she had not heard from her mother since she left and called 911, Clarksville Now reported.

“During a brief conversation the daughter had with her, her mother said she was still on the water, but had no idea where,” Clarksville Fire Rescue Capt. Clarksville Now.

You can use the “Find My Friends” app, the woman’s daughter was able to help search and rescue teams find the missing kayakers, WKRN reported.

After being reported missing, the rescue team located the woman and her friend within 30 minutes. Fox 17 reported.

WKRN reported that the couple were uninjured.


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